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The US Treasury Department Monday imposed sanctions on two senior officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina for allegedly threatening the stability of the region and democratic processes. Under Executive Order 14033, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina President Marinko Cavara and Republika Srpska Minister of Health and Social Welfare Alen Seranic have been sanctioned. Both Cavara and [...]

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The United Nations Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina (OHR BiH) Tuesday issued an order halting the application of the Law on Immovable Property Used for the Functioning of Public Authorities. The UN established the OHR BiH at the end of the Bosnian War through the 1995 General Framework Agreement for Peace [...]

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A war crimes prosecutor Wednesday indicted nine Bosnian Serbs for killing about 100 Muslim Bosniaks during the Bosnian War, according to Reuters. All nine are men who served in the Bosnian Serb army and are accused of killing dozens of Muslim civilians, including seven entire families, women, the elderly and children. The civilians they allegedly [...]

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The Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Monday rejected an appeal by 66-year-old former Serb fighter Radomir Šušnjar of his conviction and 20-year sentence for committing war crimes 29 years ago during the Bosnian War, which resulted in dozens of civilian deaths. Deciding against his appeal, the Constitutional Court found that Šušnjar’s right to [...]

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The Court of Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday convicted former police officer and soldier, Rade Garic, and sentenced him to 20 years in prison for war crimes committed between 1992 and 1995. Sentenced under the first instance verdict, Garic was found guilty of several murders committed in Vlaswenica and Srebrenica in 1992 and 1995, respectively. The court [...]

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The Appeals Chamber of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) on Tuesday confirmed Ratko Mladić’s convictions and life imprisonment sentence by a Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Mladić, commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army from May 12, 1992, until at least November 8, [...]

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